E-NEWS 96, May 25, 2018

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THE WEEK AHEAD:

Mon., May 28:
NO SCHOOL –
District 96 schools are closed in observance of Memorial Day

 

Tues., May 29:

8th-Grade District 96 Class of 2018 Graduation – Stevenson High School
Twin Groves @ 5:30 PM | Woodlawn @ 8 PM

 

Board of Education Meeting, Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Dr., Lincolnshire, IL, 7 PM
AGENDA

Fri., June 1:
Last day of school for Willow Grove – Grade 7: HALF DAY

Willow Grove full- and half-day kindergartners and SLC students dismiss at 11:45 AM
Grades 1 – 5 dismiss at 11:45 AM
Grades 6 – 8 dismiss at 11:10 AM

Student Progress reports will be available online after 4 PM

 

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Scroll down to the MENU for the school(s) of your choice.

 

NOTE THIS IMPORTANT INFO CONCERNING STUDENTS’ iPADS
The policy concerning damage to iPads will be changing beginning in the 2018–2019 school year. Please be sure you READ AND UNDERSTAND THESE CHANGES and discuss them with your student. Please direct any questions to your student’s school principal.

 

SCHOOL AND DISTRICT/BUSINESS OFFICE SUMMER HOURS UPDATE:
District 96 school offices will be open weekdays through June 29. School offices will be open by 8 AM. To ensure the administrative assistant will be available at your student’s school at the time you wish to visit, please call the school first to schedule and confirm. SCHOOL PHONE NUMBERS

 

District/Business Office Summer Hours are effective June 4 – Aug. 3. The offices will be open to the public 8:00 AM–4:30 PM Monday–Thursday and 7:30 AM–11:30 AM Friday. Offices will be closed Wed., July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Note that the District Office building will be closed for renovation this summer; District Office staff will be located temporarily in Ivy Hall School, 1072 Ivy Hall Lane, Buffalo Grove (phone extensions will not change). Questions? Call 847.459.4260, ext. 8022.

REQUIRED 2018–2019 HEALTH FORMS DUE TO SCHOOL OFFICE BY AUG. 3
Health form requirements vary by grade level. MORE INFO
All students entering Grade 6 have health form requirements that must be met before they will receive their schedules and their locker assignments. The CERTIFICATE OF CHILD HEALTH EXAMINATION/IMMUNIZATION FORM  (Spanish)(signed by the physician) is due to Twin Groves or Woodlawn Middle School by Fri., Aug. 3.  Please deliver or mail completed forms to the office of the school your student will attend in the 2018–19 school year. Mail is received at schools throughout the summer–even when offices are closed. SCHOOL ADDRESSES


SUMMER COMMUNICATIONS
E-NEWS 96 and Principal's Messages will conclude for the 2017-18 school year with the June 1 issue.
Please make a note to check for E-NEWS 96 Summer News in your emailbox on July 1.

 

DOES YOUR 8TH-GRADER HAVE A POSITIVE LUNCH ACCOUNT BALANCE?
Positive lunch account balances (any amount) may be transferred to a younger sibling enrolled in District 96, Grades 1–8, for the 2018–19 school year.
Make or request your transfer NO LATER THAN Fri., June 8.
To make the transfer online:

Log into your K–12 PAYMENT CENTER account and select “Transfer Funds” on the left side of the website home page. OR
To request a transfer if you have not yet established an account:

Send a “Transfer Request” email to Michelle Mize in the Business Office. Include the folllowing info: Names of BOTH the graduating 8th grader AND the remaining D96 sibling whose account should receive the transferred amount. Note: All un-transferred positive lunch account balances in excess of $10 will automatically be refunded. A check will be issued on June 20 and will be mailed to the home address included in our database.
 

SUMMER READING   Grades KDG – 8 have a 2018 summer reading assignment!
Reading during the summer is critically important for a student’s continued growth.
NEW this summer, KCSD96 faculty have provided a parent letter, reading resources, and assignment details for all 2018–19 students:
SUMMER READING RESOURCES/ASSIGNMENT FOR GRADES KDG–5
SUMMER READING RESOURCES/ASSIGNMENT FOR GRADES 6–8

 

SUMMER GOAL-SETTING OPTION FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
Parents who want to keep their elementary student’s learning going this summer in ways that are fun and interesting, please see these optional resources:
FUN & EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES | GOAL/PROGRESS-TRACKING FORM


SCHOOL SUPPLY KITS FOR 2018–19
The last day to order a 2018–19 School Supply Kit (optional) from the PTO is Fri., June 1. Kits will not be available for purchase after June 1. Place your order online on the PTO Membership Toolkit for the school your student will attend in 2018–19. If your student is new to that school, you will need to create an account.
Find MORE INFO/SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS

 

COMMUNITY NEWS

See the KCSD96 VIRTUAL BACKPACK for info about upcoming programs and activities, including:

Buffalo Grove Police Dept. Junior Police Academy – application due June 1
Northwestern Medicine Kids Health & Safety Fair – June 2
Stevenson Ages 6–14 Water Polo Clinic – June 3
NEW – Long Grove Historical Society Back Porch Auditions (School-Age)
NEW – Long Grove Historical Society 2018: The Farmhouse Backporch Series

NEW – Indian Trails Public Library District – June 2018 Calendar
NEW – Long Grove Park District Outdoor Soccer – Summer 2018
NEW – Long Grove Park District T-Ball – Summer 2018
NEW – Buffalo Grove Park District Park Post – Summer 2018

 

The next issue of E-NEWS 96 is June 1, 2018. Please make a note to watch for E-NEWS 96 Summer Info on July 1, 2018. Questions about District 96 communications? Contact bfresen or call 847.459.4260, ext. 8022.